You have a choice in how you live your life. You can choose to accept the spiritual gifts offered to you right now. You can choose peace in the midst of chaos. You can choose joy in the monotony. You can choose hope in bleak circumstances. You can choose forgiveness when undeserved. You can choose to love the unloveable. You can live like Jesus today.
Advent Day 8: Beauty in the Waiting
During the hustle & bustle of Christmas, it seems counter-intuitive to think about waiting. However, life is brimmed with such moments. Imagine putting yourself in the shoes of the Israelites of old. They waited and waited and waited for the promised Messiah to arrive. And over and over and over, God promises that the day… Continue reading
How Do We Wait in this Crazy World?
You are waiting for test results. You are dying for something…anything…to change.
Yet others are wondering, “God, are you even real?”
STUPID? YOU DECIDE
Funny how God stretches you in the unimaginable. To great lengths you never knew you could withstand, like a rubber band. I could not perceive what He was up to…but I could feel some work being done within.
There is a certain calmness that comes before a storm. Everyone watches in wait. Eyes are glued to the clouds looming overhead.
3 1/2 years ago, our family moved to Austin…however, our hearts did not readily move. I can easily recall the reluctance of our 3 children as if it were yesterday. They wanted to believe that we had heard from God and yet, their sweet little hearts did not want to move on. They did not… Continue reading